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Characters who are refreshingly funny in small doses aren’t necessarily suited to carrying entire movies.

Film review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'

November 25th, 2014

Characters who are refreshingly funny in small doses aren’t necessarily suited to carrying entire movies.

  • Not all of them can feature beloved characters like Buddy the Elf and the toys of Toy Story.

  • Over-the-top camp or disturbing psychological thriller? The movie never succeeds at either.

  • Mockingjay - Part 1 sets the stage for a more satisfying finale to the series.

  • Weekly's film editor takes in a weekend of flicks at this year's fest, including a vampire mockumentary from Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement and ...

  • The effort comes across as desperate and sad, with meager laughs and sloppy storytelling.

  • The Daily Show host makes his (serious) directorial debut.

  • From Pleasantville to I Love You Phillip Morris, a look back at the strongest work from Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

  • Beyoncé the Lights might be a more nonsensical title for writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s labor of love about a pop singer torn between love and fame, ...

  • To say that Fletcher is a hardass would be inaccurate—even the hardest ass in the world is still at least a little bit pliable.

  • Who knew Keira Knightley could play such an effective woman-child?

  • It seems tailor-made for an animated TV series.

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